Work plays an essential role in most of our lives; we spend eight hours of our 24 hour day at work, it gives us financial security, and it provides opportunities for personal growth and passion. As the famous quote says “choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life.”
Finding a job where you can make a positive impact on the world is possible from any career position and provides a purposeful career and personal satisfaction. Wherever you are on your career path; undergraduate, graduate, MBA, or a working professional, Net Impact is your resource to explore careers with positive social and environmental impact.
Our website provides Impact Career Profiles to give you the information and resources to discover different types of impact careers. One career profile example is our Impact Investing Portal where you can learn the fundamentals of the field, watch videos from practicing experts, and chart your own career path.
At 2016 Net Impact Conference this November 3-5, in Philadelphia, we have programming to give you the inspiration, resources, and connections to pursue a career with impact. For example, if you are exploring a career in the sustainability field, this workshop could help you on your way:
Or perhaps you are wondering how you could balance working in a social impact career with your busy life; hear from industry leaders at this panel:
Now that you are exploring purposeful careers, stay tuned for part 2 of this blog series to find out how the 2016 Net Impact Conference can help you actually land an impact job.
We maintain a strong staff of reporters and guest authors in various locations with an interest in your subject matter. Get in touch with us if you would like to have one of our writers present at your event to cover it and write up big picture ideas that transpire or interview conference speakers and attendees on the air. If we don’t have a contributor in your area we’re happy to work with someone you know.